Meet The Team

Our trainers come from the John Seymour lineage and bring unique NLP skills into the learning environment

About The JSnlp Training Team

Alongside John and Neil we have a great team of trainers, coaches and team members who work hard to ensure that your learning experience is of the highest quality.

Sarah Smith

Sarah SmithSarah is a Master Practitioner and Certified Trainer of NLP, an accredited practitioner of Gravesian/Spiral Dynamics and Myers Briggs Type Indicator.

She is an experienced learning and development professional who has worked in a variety of sectors including retail, media, higher education, and public sector. Prior to moving into consultancy she was Deputy Head of Professional Development at Cranfield University, where she continues to work as a visiting lecturer and coach. Her areas of expertise are Professional and Academic Skills Development, leadership development, NLP, Spiral Dynamics and Emotional Intelligence.

Andy Cartmell

Andy is Director of Customer Experience here at JSNLP as well as being one of our most senior coaches and coach supervisors. Andy has a degree in Clinical Psychology and spent two years at the Australian College of Natural Medicine in Brisbane studying post-graduate qualifications in Holistic Counselling. Andy is a Professional Guild of NLP certified Master Practitioner and has a passion for exploring the connection between mind and body in optimum performance. He is also a registered reflexologist.

Andy is one of the country’s leading experts in goal-centred planning, drawing on both his mastery of NLP and skills learnt in industry roles – such as Planning Manager on the £5.5bn Channel Tunnel Rail Link project.

Sharon Storer

Sharon (or Shazy as she is often known within the JSNLP community) is Network Coordinator at JSNLP. A big part of her role is keeping the community alive and looking for opportunities for people to continue their learning beyond our courses.

On our programmes you may also see Sharon shadowing Neil as part of her trainer apprenticeship.

Sharon is a JSNLP Certified Master Practitioner and Trainer.

Chris Rasey

trainers-chrisChris is an outstanding trainer, coach, and facilitator of learning and development. He has been a guest trainer on John’s courses for fifteen years.

Chris spent twenty years in consultancy and training prior to integrating NLP into his life and work. Since becoming an NLP Practitioner, He has integrated NLP in his work with clients in the Professional Services, IT, Manufacturing, and Public Sectors, and has worked throughout the UK and Europe.

Chris is a Certified NLP Trainer and Coach. He is guest trainer for a number of NLP training organisations, and coaches Senior Directors and Executives of well known organisations. Chris has also used TA and Assertiveness techniques and is qualified in MBTI and OPQ.

Peter Keevil

PeterPeter has been working alongside John for ten years. He is a highly-experienced, energetic and versatile trainer and executive coach.

He worked in the public sector for 30 years,including 10 years in the Bristol based Higher Education Funding Council for England. He is a member of the CIPD, INLPTA and the Association for Coaching.

For the last 5 years, Peter has been working as a freelance trainer and executive coach. His specialism is in the diverse aspects of leadership, where he sees many overlaps with NLP.

It’s sometimes been said of him that his enthusiasm is contagious. He supports Stephen Covey’s belief that “personal victories come before public victories” and sees NLP, once it’s applied to life, as one of the most effective ways for us to evolve and change for the better. Peter engages his audiences with his friendly, reassuring style and great creativity to illustrate his subject matter.

Pam Keevil

pamDr Pamela Keevil is a Master Practitioner and trainer of NLP. For several years she has worked extensively with John Seymour, supporting his trainings as trainer and assessor. Her professional doctorate focussed on the use of NLP in the personal development of leaders in comparison with other training courses. She has presented her research at the NLP research conference in 2012 and research conferences at the University of Gloucestershire in 2012 and 2013.

After a successful career in education at Head teacher and senior leadership levels in both Gloucestershire and Essex, she has worked as a freelance assessor in leadership and management since 2011. She has worked for CEGOS, First Ascent, MLR, NFER, Edexcel, Pearson and the Standards and Testing Agency. She is an accredited assessor for the Institute of Leadership and Management at levels 3, 5, and 7 and is a BTEC assessor for levels 3 and 5.

Michael Leigh

Mike LeighMichael has a Masters degree in Organisational Psychology, is a Chartered Psychologist, a Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel and Development and has trained to Master Practitioner standard in Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

The theme of his practice has been making the connections between work, organisations and people. His focus has been the development of people and organisations for the benefit of both. Within that focus his coaching work has been directed at helping people to realise personal goals aligned with the aims of the organisation.

Michael’s experience of coaching grew through his work in career guidance and management development. Since then he has offered career coaching for people who are, for example, changing roles, seeking more or different challenges and wanting to change career direction. In 2005 he formalised his experience through a 12-day Executive Coaching Diploma programme. He has since trained others in coaching through the ILM Level 4 Certificate in Management Coaching and Mentoring and has supervised people establishing themselves as coaches.

As a business consultant Michael has worked in private sector organisations including finance, manufacturing and service industries, including work overseas, and has consulted in the public sector. For example, he has worked with ICI, BAA, Bradford & Bingley, Abbey National, Prudential, Laing O’Rourke, Barclays, the Home Office and the Fire & Rescue Service.

David Humphreys

Having started his studies with John in 2007, David has been a part of our training support team ever since. He is a trainer and coach with 15 years of experience, and is joining our training team for the first time this year.

In his private practice he specialises in individual development, communication and creative group work. His interests include creative learning, changing feelings by changing the focus of attention, realising potential by having access to the best choices and What’s the difference that makes the difference?

About The Seminar Support Teams

Supporting the seminar are the hard working and hugely appreciated Assisting teams who provide support and sustenance to every seminar.

Graduates of the NLP trainings, they join the JSnlp certificated Assistant Programme in exchange for seminar support. Their role is to provide practical and skills support to both participants and the training team. Assisting on seminars is an opportunity to experience for free the JSnlp trainings from a different perspective taking skills and expertise to new levels.

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